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Aug. 4 2015
he reason I hadn't watched MasterChef Junior was that I thought the level of cooking would make for boredom: Worst Cooks in America, only cuter. Then I found out San Diegan Nathan Odom had reached MasterChef...
Aug. 4 2015
I'm not a food snob. But I do get uppity when "Maryland-style crab cake" is written on a San Diego menu. I'm a Baltimore-born boy
Aug. 4 2015
Durian smells like turpentine, baby diarrhea, rotten fruit, dirty feetthe list of stenches the exotic fruit emanates goes on. But if you can get past the pungent odor, the taste is thrilling
Aug. 4 2015
Millions of Americans have some sort of sensitivity to gluten, a protein found in wheat and other grains. However, many more have cut down on eating gluten-filled foods for more ambiguous reasons.
Aug. 4 2015
Oysters are rumored to be an aphrodisiac. Since Wednesday, August 5, is National Oyster Day, prepare for a shucking good time.
Aug. 4 2015
Anchovies get a bad rap. The small fishwhich occasionally visit our shores in massive schoolsevokes a strong, pungent flavor that can be a bit intense in heavy doses.
May 19 2015
Traveling with pets isn't easy. Sure, there are some benefits you don't get when traveling with childrenyou don't have to buy your travel companion a seat on an airplane, and 21-and-up rules don't apply
May 19 2015
Now that I'm in my (shudder) mid-thirties, many of my friends have children. My partner is due to have our second child any moment. As a result, more and more of my experiences are kid-friendly
May 19 2015
I've been told more than once that I'm a secret old person. This is not the same as being called an "old soul"believe me, I could only be so lucky if anyone regarded me with the same esteem as a college-aged...
May 19 2015
It's like having Lucy and Ricky Ricardo and Ethel Mertz (sans high-waisted Fred) over for an extended stay. My parents from back East regularly travel around the country with my mom's childhood friend.
May 19 2015
I'm lucky in that I have friends spread throughout the world. I suppose I'm also lucky that said friends, for the most part, remain single and spawnless. So when they come to visit, I do feel it's my duty...
April 14 2015
Two women walk into a brew pub. They belly up to the bar and one says: "My friend will have an Arrogant Bastard, and I'll take a Night Rider."
April 14 2015
The term "obsession" can carry negative associations. It connotes unbalanced priorities and a skewed outlook on the world. OK, guilty, but there are other apt descriptions that help characterize Derek...
April 14 2015
Liz Chism doesn't suffer fools, or unbalanced beer, gladly. The co-owner and head brewer of Council Brewing Co. in Kearny Mesa started brewing beer on a tiny porch with her husband and business partner,...
April 14 2015
Each day is a lot like the previous one, just with a change of scenery, for Cosimo Sorrentino, one of the head brewers at Monkey Paw and the brand-spanking-new brewery outfit South Park Brewing Co.
April 14 2015
Odds are you drink craft beer for taste, and, OK, maybe for the alcohol-induced after-effect. Go ahead and keep sipping. And remind everyone at the bar that doing so helps boost the local economy
March 18 2015
The fact of the matter is that even Hot Nerds dont exactly know how to describe their music. Its certainly weird, and the members of the group (Joyner, OConnell and Alia Jyawook on keyboards) are just...
March 18 2015
Bringing those out-of-town bands to San Diego is a fairly structured process. It usually begins with a booking agent, wholl ask the venue to hold a series of dates for their band, after which point the...
March 17 2015
Every spring, more than 100 demo CDs, tapes and MP3 files pile up in CityBeat’s mailbox and email inbox as we prepare for that great annual tradition: The Great Demo Review
Feb. 10 2015
He wants to teach women how to move on from what he calls adolescent orgasms (aka clitoral) that last two to eight seconds to orgasms that last 30 seconds, one minute, even 30 minutes if they keep at it

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